KING SU OF CHU (Chinese : 楚肅王; pinyin : Chǔ Sù Wáng, died
370 BC) was from 380 to 370 BC the king of the state of Chu during the
Warring States period
King Su succeeded his father King Dao of Chu , who died in 381 BC. King Su died in 370 BC after 11 years of reign. Since he had no sons, his younger brother Xiong Liangfu ascended the throne and is known as King Xuan of Chu .
Upon his accession to Chu's throne, he executed more than seventy families which participated in the murder of Wu Qi and the insulting of King Dao of Chu 's corpse. However, he also abolished Wu Qi's reformed policies.
During his rule, King Su fought with two of the three Jins; Han and Wei . In 375 BCE, Han exterminated the state of Zheng which was in alliance with Chu for centuries.
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King Su of Chu HOUSE OF MI DIED: 370 BC
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Monarchs of Chu